• Misconceptions About The Suburbs

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    By: Sarah Daniels
    So, you’re thinking of moving to a suburb to get away from the traffic and chaos of the city. Perhaps you’ve been considering Aurora?… but you think that somehow it’s like moving to outer Mongolia. You won’t…

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  • Money: How to Recover After the Holidays

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    By Kira Vermond
    It’s the middle of January, the holiday decorations are all taken down, the gifts have finally found homes, and the family is getting back into their regular routine. Just one final festive tradition remains: opening that January credit…

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  • Maximize Your Selling Potential During Winter

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    By Gavin Chen
    Many Realtors believe winter to be the worst season to sell your house. The cold and stormy Canadian Winters definitely pose challenges, but should not discourage sellers from marketing their properties. First impressions are key to progress…

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  • Demand for Realtors is increasing

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    By: Jonathan Whiting
    You may or may not be aware of it, but more people are using the services of a real estate professional than ever before. This increase in demand for Realtors and their Brokerages is directly connected to…

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  • Can we call ourselves professionals?

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    By Lloyd R. Manning
    In recent years, from many quarters, concerns have been expressed about the continuing decline in professionalism. This includes medical doctors, lawyers, accountants, other professions and certainly Realtors, assuming that we who transact in real estate as…

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  • Using floor plans and photography in Advertising

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    Ian Grace
    Floor Plans: When asked about using floor plans and photography in advertising properties on the MLS, the short answer is always a YES! In a new-home purchase from the builder, floor plans are always provided,…

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  • Luxury market ‘exceeds expectations’ – Sotheby’s June 2015

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    Sotheby’s International Realty says 2015 activity shows a return of buyer confidence in luxury residential real estate in Canada’s largest cities. Despite a sluggish start to 2014, the luxury real estate market exceeded experts’ expectations in the latter half of…

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  • Cuba’s new real estate environment

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    By Toby Welch
    While Cuba has finally legitimized the sale of homes, the government has been slow to completely legalize the work Realtors and brokers do. Although the sale of properties is now allowed, those who facilitate…

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  • Two Generation of Buyers

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    By Jean Sorensen
    The millennials (those born between 1972-1992) and their parents also known as baby boomers (born 1946-1965) are making the greatest impact on the real estate industry today. “Both the boomers and the millennials want…

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  • Time to trade in your mittens for gardening gloves.

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    Most of us have yet to get outside and prepare the backyard for the season. The ground is still muddy in the shade and the entire yard seems covered with branches and leaves left by the winter storms but wait…

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  • What FSBO companies don’t want consumers to know

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    What FSBO companies don’t want consumers to know April , 2015 In May 2011, the Competition Bureau filed an application challenging restrictions imposed by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) on the use of data in the Toronto Multiple Listing…

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  • Is Aurora losing its identity?

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    Is Aurora about to lose its unique character and small-town feel? Lynda Yeoman does not want to become part of a quiet but spreading migration out of Aurora, but after living here for over 4 decades, she is now considering…

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  • When new condo sales go wrong!!

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    By Martin Rumack
    When things go as planned in the purchase of a new condominium, everyone walks away happy, but when they don’t, it could get very complicated. Buyers may not have all the recourse and remedies that they think.…

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  • Cheques vs. Electronic Payment Processing (EPP) ?

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    Advice & Columnists 2014 By Chris Seepe Cheques, also called “bills of exchange” go back to the First Persian Empire in 6th century BCE. The modern printed namesake came into service with the Bank of England in 1717. Today they…

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  • Creating Insight from Information

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    Real estate transactions are a big deal. They could cause a lot of anxiety and stress for buyers and sellers, thankfully, they have you to guide them through the hurdles and alleviate their fears. As a Realtor, you are…

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  • Rental Gurantees to Come to Canada!

    York National Realty Inc. |

    Real Estate Brokerage Newmarket Ontario

    Rental guarantees arrive in Canada Rental guarantees are a successful billion-dollar industry in Australia and Europe. Majority of landlords in the UK have had legal expense protection for quite some time but it is only now being offered to landlords…

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  • Improving Air Quality Inside Our Homes

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    The air we breathe….. Green Real Estate Nov 21, 2014 As we hunker down for another long and cold Canadian winter, we should turn our attention to the air quality inside our homes. The common culprits of poor indoor air…

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